Why the Need for a One-Penny Sales Surtax?

To fund infrastructure repairs, restorations and replacements, and maintain current levels of service provided by the
School District, County and Cities.
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Countywide Question – November 8, 2016

PALM BEACH COUNTY
DISTRICT SCHOOLS, CITIES AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT INFRASTRUCTURE ONE-CENT SALES SURTAX

To enhance education by improving district-owned school buildings, equipment, technology and security; purchase school buses, public safety vehicles and equipment; and equip, construct and repair roads, bridges, signals, streetlights, sidewalks, parks, drainage, shoreline and wastewater infrastructure, recreational and governmental facilities; shall the County levy a one-cent sales surtax beginning January 1, 2017 and automatically ending on or before December 31, 2026, with independent oversight by citizen committees?

____ FOR THE ONE CENT SALES TAX
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Click here for Interactive Map of projects to be funded by the one-penny sales surtax.

Sales Surtax Infographic broken playground equipment brumpy roads Aging School Buses dark streets Aging School Buildings Declining Parks Drainage Problems Crumbling Sidewalks Failing A/C systems Aging Police Cars Faulty sewer systems in parks 50-year-old bridges
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